Recipe: Caribbean Coconut Rice
A simple and tasty side dish for Asian or Caribbean recipes.
- 1 cup uncooked white rice
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 1/2 cup coconut milk
- 3/4 cup sweetened coconut flakes
- 1/4 tsp. Ground Jamaican Allspice Berries
Combine rice, water and coconut milk in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for 15 min. Working quickly, remove the cover and thoroughly stir in coconut flakes and allspice. Replace cover and let flavors meld together for 5 min.
Serve with any of our Caribbean or Southeast Asian inspired recipes. Makes a great side for our Bajan Hot Pepper Grilled Chicken. Used as the base for our Pineapple Coconut Fried Rice.